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Alameda County, CA November 8, 2005 Election
Council Member; City of Emeryville Voter Information

Results as of Jan 28 2:39pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (5/5)
(8 Total Write-In Votes 0.2%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Dick Kassis Click here for more information about this candidate 1,220 votes 35.8%

  • Occupation: City Councilmember/Attorney
  • 1963-67, UC Berkeley - AB Political Science
  • 1968-70, US Army Air Defense, Germany
  • 1970-73, UOP, McGeorge School of Law, JD
  • 1973-Present, AC Transit Legal Dept.
  • 1976-80, Emeryville City Council
  • 1992-Present, Emeryville City Council
  • City/School/Business creation of the Center for Community Life
  • Quality of life improvements for each neighborhood
  • Build a visual & performing Arts Center in Park Avenue Area
John Fricke Click here for more information about this candidate 1,213 votes 35.6%
  • Occupation: Small Business Attorney
  • Harper & Associates, 2001 - present
  • public interest lawyer, 2001
  • Alameda County Public Defender's Office, 1995-1996 and 1999-2000
  • Policy Advisor to Oakland Mayor Elihu Harris, 1996-1998
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 1991
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1987
  • Create a walkable community where residents can perform everyday needs without driving.
  • Create new city parks and add more pocket parks.
  • Establish a library in Emeryville.
Ed Treuting Click here for more information about this candidate 945 votes 27.7%
  • Occupation: Printer / Planning Commissioner
  • Emeryville Planning Commission (2000-Present; Chair 2003-2004)
  • Emeryville General Plan Update Steering Committee
  • Member of Save Our Schools (S.O.S.) Steering Committee - Replaced poor Emeryville Unified School District leadership
  • Member of Better Emeryville Schools Today (B.E.S.T) Steering Committee - Overwhelmingly passed Measure A, improving Emeryville schools
  • Park Avenue District Advisory Committee
  • American University, BA, 1972
  • REDUCE TRAFFIC CONGESTION: I will fight to expand the Emery-Go-Round; increase across-town connectivity, and ensure developers pay their fair share.
  • DIVERSIFY OUR HOUSING SUPPLY: We need to diversify our housing supply of all sizes, so seniors, families and young professionals can all find homes.
  • BUILD NEW PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS: Emeryville needs more parks! I will make it a priority to create sports-friendly recreation areas for families.

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  Official Information

Emeryville City Council Web page

League of Women Voters Candidates' Forum

  • Date: Thursday, October 6, 2005
    Time : 7:30 p.m.
    Location: Emeryville City Hall, 1333 Park Ave.
    Sponsor: League of Women Voters, Berkeley, Albany & Emeryville
  • This Candidates' Forum will be rebroadcast on ETV (Channel 27 in Emeryville) at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 7, and at various times on October 8 and 9.
News and Analysis

Oakland Tribune

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